Posts Tagged ‘back to the future’

A sign of things to come

Written By: - Date published: 9:22 am, June 10th, 2009 - 41 comments

National gives animal rights the chop

Written By: - Date published: 12:43 pm, March 24th, 2009 - 34 comments

Looks like National has more than workers’ rights on the chopping block. Animal rights activists are up in arms at Agriculture Minister David Carter’s plan to scrap the six-year moratorium on live sheep exports. Live sheep exports were stopped in 2004 after 5000 sheep died on an Australian ship bound for Saudi Arabia. Any one else […]

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